Oh how SHOCKING! We have just confirmed, via video, that crazy things have been coming out of Todd Akin’s mouth for many years now. For example, did you know that Todd Akin’s daughter writes science fiction stories about a dystopian future wherein child care is widely available and administered with efficiency, and that Todd Akin has cited these stories on the House floor to support his arguments against stem cell research? He is against stem cell research because a pregnant woman is like an air conditioner that runs on food instead of electricity, wherein resides a person like your Wonkette (if you are lucky) or Todd Akin (if you are not lucky).
My own daughter wrote a little story—I will read it—about step three. “I live with 40 others in a compound, supervised by cool, efficient orderlies. Instead of playing, I stood pondering a troubling dream from the night before. It was of a loving father, giving his child a name. I’ve always been just 5-25-61-B….
Now an embryo may seem like some scientific or laboratory term, but in fact the embryo contains the unique information that defines a person. All you add is food and climate control, and some time, and the embryo becomes you or me.”
Fascinating stuff. Also, it will not surprise you to learn that Todd Akin is VERY CONCERNED about the horrors of abortion clinics, wherein pit-dwelling “medical” providers use anesthesia recreationally in unsanitary conditions and give abortions to women who are not actually pregnant for purposes related to tax evasion.
“You find that along with the culture of death go all kinds of other law-breaking: Not following good sanitary procedure, giving abortions to women who are not actually pregnant, cheating on taxes, all these kinds of things.”
“All of these things are common practice,” Akin continued, “but all of that information is available for America.”